A youngster has been remanded in custody after he was charged with a critical assault over the Christmas interval which has left a 29-year-old man preventing for his life in a Cork hospital.
Jordan Deasy (18) was charged with assault inflicting hurt to Matt O’Neill at Glenwood, Carrigaline, Co Cork, on December twenty eighth, opposite to part 3 of the Non-Deadly Offences In opposition to the Individual Act 1997.
Mr Deasy of Ravensdale, Heron’s Wooden, Carrigaline, Co Cork, was charged with the offence when he was introduced by investigating gardaí earlier than a particular sitting of Cork District Court docket on New 12 months’s Day.
Det Garda Declan Healy of Carrigaline Garda station gave proof of arrest, cost and warning. He advised the courtroom that Mr Deasy made no reply when the only cost was put to him after warning.
Defence solicitor Diane Hallahan mentioned that she was to use for bail for her consumer, however Insp Pat Murphy mentioned that gardaí have been objecting to bail and he requested Det Garda Healy to stipulate the Garda objections.
Det Garda Healy mentioned that gardaí have been objecting to bail on quite a lot of grounds, together with the seriousness of the cost and the power of the proof linking Mr Deasy to the cost.
Gardaí would allege there was CCTV footage exhibiting Mr Deasy and one other man getting right into a automobile whereas there was additionally CCTV footage of males getting out of the identical automobile and assaulting Mr O’Neill.
He mentioned that there have been additionally two eyewitnesses that will place Mr Deasy within the neighborhood of the assault on Mr O’Neill shortly after it occurred within the Glenwood property in Carrigaline.
He mentioned that gardaí would additionally allege that they confiscated clothes from Mr Deasy that was comparable in color and sort to that worn by one of many males concerned within the assault on Mr O’Neill.
Det Garda Healy mentioned that gardaí have been additionally objecting to bail on the grounds that they feared Mr Deasy wouldn’t stand trial and would abscond if he was granted bail by the courtroom.
He mentioned that in help of this perception was the truth that gardaí discovered Mr Deasy hiding in a home in Crosshaven and that he had destroyed his telephone and SIM card to keep away from being traced by gardaí.
He mentioned that gardaí have been additionally objecting to bail for Mr Deasy on the grounds that they feared that he would commit additional critical offences if he was granted bail by the courtroom.
Defence solicitor Ms Hallahan requested whether or not gardaí can be glad for Mr Deasy to be launched on bail if he was keen to abide by quite a lot of bail situations.
She mentioned her consumer was keen to reside at residence, signal on day by day at his native Garda station, hold a curfew at his residence and supply gardaí with a cell phone on which he could possibly be contacted 24/7.
However Det Garda Healy mentioned that there have been no situations that gardaí would settle for as passable to permit Mr Deasy be launched on bail as they feared he would commit additional critical offences.
Choose John King mentioned there have been good grounds for refusing Mr Deasy bail and he remanded him in custody to seem at Cork District Court docket by video hyperlink on January fifth for the Director of Public Prosecutions’s instructions.
Ms Hallahan utilized free of charge authorized support, saying that her consumer was at the moment unemployed and in receipt of social welfare. Choose King granted him free authorized support and assigned her to symbolize him.
One other teenager, Ricardo Hoey (19) of Ardcarrig, Carrigaline, has been remanded on bail after he was charged on Friday with assault inflicting hurt to Mr O’Neill in Glenwood on December twenty eighth.
It’s understood that Mr O’Neill, a single man, stays in a important situation at Cork College Hospital after present process emergency surgical procedure for critical head accidents sustained within the assault.